Thursday, February 9, 2012

Recipe: Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Woopie pies have become one of my favorite things to bake. I love how fluffy and delicious they are... I love making a variety of frosting to place in the center... I love finding two that are matching in size, like a game of memory... whoopie pies are great. 

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

  • cup sugar
  • tablespoons oil (or 6 tablespoons applesauce)
  • eggs
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • tablespoons milk

  1. Preheat oven to 425. Lightly coat cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
    In a mixing bowl, beat sugar and oil until crumbly. Add eggs and beat well. In separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
    Gradually beat flour mixture into sugar mixture. Add milk and mix together well.
    With lightly lightly floured hands, roll dough into 1 1/2" balls. Place balls 2" apart onto cookie sheets.Flatten balls slightly with bottom of lightly greased flat-bottom glass.
    Bake at 425 for 5-6 minutes or until tops are cracked. Cool for 3 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool.
    Fill with frosting of your choice and serve.

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but you can't have a rainbow without a little rain.
(not sure who wrote it)


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